Category Archives: Jim Cyr

Monk in the World

Below is a link to a guest post I have written for the Abbey of the Arts “Monk in the World” guest post series. The Abbey is a virtual monastery offering a variety of online classes, reflections, and resources which integrate contemplative practice and … Continue reading

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Contemplation AND Action

Four years ago I began a journey with St. Francis of Assisi when I began learning stories of his life to tell to fulfill one of the requirements for certification as a biblical storyteller through the Network of Biblical Storytellers’ … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

St. Francis’ Christmas in Greccio, Italy    The Birth of Jesus May Christ come to your heart this Christmas. Merry Christmas! Jim Cyr, storyteller  

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Have You Ever Felt Hopeless?

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu Have you ever felt hopeless? Listen to the story of the birth of John the Baptist and hear how God sent light and … Continue reading

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Who is Influencing You?

Who is influencing you? Who do you allow to shape your life? Here’s a story about being influenced and shaped by a person. Can’t see the video? Click here Who is influencing your life? How is their influence shaping you? … Continue reading

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